Fallbrook, CA – Hit-&-Run Traps Driver in Car on Rainbow Valley BlvdSan Diego Legal News
Fallbrook, CA (March 18, 2020) – A driver was left trapped inside his car after a hit-and-run accident in Fallbrook, California. The crash took place on Wednesday morning, and authorities were notified of the accident at around 7:30 a.m. The site of the collision was located at the 1900 block of Rainbow Valley Boulevard, east of I-15.
The driver that hit the car fled the scene, leaving the driver severely injured and trapped inside the vehicle. Firefighters responded to the scene and removed a door from the vehicle in order to free the injured party. The victim was taken to Palomar Hospital for the treatment of life-threatening injuries.
It’s believed that the hit-and-run driver was in a tan Honda. The investigation into the crash is currently in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Hit-&-Run Accidents in California
Across the country, hit-and-runs have reached record numbers. The same is true in California, where 337 people were killed in hit-and-runs in 2016. Nationwide, 2,049 were reportedly killed in hit-and-run accidents.
Hit-and-run drivers aren’t only committing a crime, but they’re also leaving injured victims without necessary medical aid. Hit-and-run victims often think they lack legal recourse for their injuries, but that’s not always the case. A skilled California personal injury lawyer can help injured parties pursue all possible avenues for compensation.
You need a qualified personal injury firm that can help you investigate your accident. The Coastal Legal Center is here to make sure that your rights are protected after a crash. Give us a call at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.